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Mobile Meeting Minutes: 2012-02-22

Filed under: Posts — Tags: — Jesper Kristensen @ 12:00 am




  • Wednesdays – 9:30am Pacific, 12:30pm Eastern, 16:30 UTC
  • Dial-in: conference# 95312
    • US/International: +1 650 903 0800 x92 Conf# 95312
    • US toll free: +1 800 707 2533 (pin 369) Conf# 95312
    • Canada: +1 416 848 3114 x92 Conf# 95312
  • #mobile for backchannel
  • Warp Core Vidyo Room


  • Next merge is 2012-03-13

Major Topics for This Week

Release Roadmap

Fx 11 XUL is going to Beta channel. Fx 10 XUL ESR is going to the Release channel.

Release Focus

With less than 3 weeks until the next merge, we need to make sure we are on track to meet our release goals. These include: Fast rendering & panning with minimal checkerboarding; Sync support on par with current releases; Responsive UI; and high stability.

MWC Focus

We need to make sure we with have acceptable support for the MWC demos.

Stand ups

Suggested format:

  • What did you do last week?
  • What are working on this week?
  • Anything blocking you?

Please keep your update to under 2 minutes!

James W. (snorp)


  • Last week
    • Did some work on the maple branch – ripped out a lot of unused code and am now working on viewport prediction
    • Also was away on PTO for a while
  • This week
    • Get an idea of how much viewport prediction will help us and get it hooked up
    • More work on reducing checkerboarding


Last week:

  • Robocop reviews: Keep those UI tests coming!
  • xpcshell-via-SUT: Just waiting on a dependent bug.
  • oprofile appears to be available in engineering build on ICS…but I can’t get any samples:

Next week:

  • Try to get oprofile samples


Chris Lord (cwiiis)

  • Last Week
    • Being ill
    • Interviewing
    • bug 726817 – Websites are cut off in Maple
    • Reviews
  • This week
    • bug 709813 – DOM Fullscreen mode doesn’t work (in m-c and maple)
    • bug 729391 – Checkerboarding on Maple (meta-bug)
    • bug 729534 – Buffer rotation appears to be broken on engadget
    • Reviews

Chris Peterson

  • Last Week
    • bug 681192 – Investigated romaxa’s patches to avoid layer invalidation when scrolling
    • bug 706891 – Made axis scroll lock unbreakable (like XUL Fennec)
  • This Week
    • bug 715251 – Reduce overscroll distance and janky scrolling — Implementing review feedback
    • bug 708167 – Profile about:home time without Placeholder initialization — Waiting for bug 723251
    • Investigating IME bugs


  • Last week:
    • bug 726002 Potential OOM in new UrlClassifier.
    • bug 727264 java.lang.ClassCastException: java.lang.Integer at if Background Data is turned off
    • bug 726024 Some of the desktop bookmarks are put under “Mobile Bookmarks” after profile migration
  • This week:
    • bug 726821 SQLiteBridge should return a cursor
    • bug 721898 – Truncate History to 300 items in BrowserProvider
    • bug 725150 – Need logic to prevent sync and profile migration happening at the same time
    • bug 725900 – Don’t start profile migration if we have been launched from an intent
    • bug 721352 – Add support for batch operations in LocalDB
    • Prolly have another UrlClassifier bug incoming. Or two.
  • Blockers:
    • None

Brian N

  • Done
    • PTO
    • Robocop tests
    • bug 725609 – Bookmarklets don’t work in Fennec Native
    • bug 727973 – Remove notifyChange from LocalBrowserDB
  • Next
    • More tests
    • More bugs
  • Blockers
    • bug 725990 – Add capability to link from notification
      • blocks bug 725987 – Create Telemetry (opt-out) notification for Nightly and Aurora (mobile)


  • Last week:
    • Fixed fullscreen support for honeycomb+ bug 727610
    • Cleaned up using DisplayMetrics and Configuration in Java bug 727628
    • Exploring ways to use messages with Handler bug 727307
    • Making tabs-tray show tabs added in background (when tabs-tray is being displayed) bug 727930
  • This week:
    • Fixed about:home is blank bug 728240
      • This probably fixed native crash on BrowserToolbar bug 729219
    • Cleaning up about:home to start with content branded about:home pages
  • Blockers:
    • None.


  • Last week
    • Patches and tests for form history and passwords
    • Fixed some video controls problems
  • This week
    • More video controls fixes
    • Touch events fixes
    • Review comments on form history
  • Blocked
    • Passwords is blocked on a review.


Last week

  • Database migration to sanitize our bookmarks table
  • Database migration (suggested by mfinkle and gcp) that vastly improves awesome bar performance
  • Working on an inital set of tests for our ContentProvider
  • Lots of patch reviews

Next week

  • Finish ContentProvider tests
  • Performance improvements on about:home and awesome screen
  • More P1/P2 bug fixing


  • None


  • I have a long list of bugs assigned to me right now. Ping me if you’re looking for new bugs to work on!



  • bug 728005 – Crash when entering full screen mode on Android 2.3
  • bug 728379 – [maple] Use setCSSViewport to set the layout viewport
  • Helping with other Maple viewport issues


  • Add-on manager bugs
  • bug 724292 – Marketplace issue with multiple launcher icons
  • Other bugs, polish, UI work




  • Land bookmarks UI and finish tests
  • Move on to some new bugs!

Scott (jwir3)

Won’t be at the meeting this week due to an appointment. I’ll be back next week. Feel free to ping me on irc if you need anything!

Last Week:

  • [ Bug 708187]: titles bleed out of divs on (not 100% finished, but should be complete this week)

This Week:

  • Finish bug 708187
  • Bug 711418: Font inflation has no effect on
  • Bug 705446: font inflates text extremely large in certain parts of the page
  • Bug 707195: comments inflated to different sizes


  • None


  • I have an HTC evo that has an adreno 200 GPU, if the graphics folks need any assistance testing maple.

Josh (Arreth)

  • Last Week
    • Worked on integrating new non-canvas screenshot code into patch for bug 723251
    • Took a break from that to begin on helping with fixes for Maple and MWC related stuff
  • This Week
    • Finish up updated patch for bug 723251
    • Working on any MWC related issues that I can help with
    • Working on bug 727812
  • Blockers
    • No blocking issues at the moment
  • Other
    • Gold linker on Mac OSX 10.7.3?
    • I have snacks for MV people 😀


  • MWC demos
  • supporting gfx


  • Bug 662678, 716173 – device orientation stuff.
  • Investigated Tegra JNI failures. 2.2 doesn’t have global weak references.
  • Bug 716173 – Fixed top crash on Maple.
  • GFX maple work and reviews.



  • Triaging MWC work
  • Fixing some crashes
  • Adding some small UI features


  • MWC


  • late-breaking addition for release – minimal UI for “remote tabs”
    • over to Ian 🙂
  • desktop bookmark foldering in for final, yes?
  • at MWC next week

Ian Barlow

  • Recovering from two work weeks!
  • Back on tablet designs!
  • Designing some UI for remote tabs access on phone!

Patryk Adamczyk

Recovering from a work week and being sick, back on tablet designs.

Round Table

  • Status for tablet support on native? (Axel)
    • file bug 729602 to get a list of strings to fork for tablet UI compared to phone

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